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Visitors witness lion kill lioness at Dallas zoo

By Owen Weldon     Nov 19, 2013 in World
Dallas - A male lion killed a lioness with a bite to the neck at a zoo in Dallas over the weekend. The incident was witnessed by families and other stunned visitors.
According to Yahoo, zoo officials are now investigating the attack, which seems to have been unprovoked.
The lioness that was attacked died due to neck wounds and hemorrhaging.
According to I4U, lions don't typically attack one another if they belong to the same pride, and this is the first in-group attack that has occurred in captivity.
According to BBC, after the incident occurred zoo officials closed the exhibit and they removed the male lion.
Officials said that there were four remaining lions, but they appeared to not be affected by what had happened.
The lioness, names Johari, was a very remarkable animal, according to Lynn Kramer, the vice president of animal operations and welfare at the zoo.
Kramer went onto say that he has been a veterinarian in zoos for 35 years and she has never seen this happen. Kramer also said that the chances are very remote for such an attack to happen again.
The zoo said that the lion responsible for the attack would not be put down.
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